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The Twelve Principal Movements of the Head

about 1600–30
Giovanni Luigi Valesio (Italian, about 1583–1633)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 7; Illustrated Bartsch 167, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.4 x 13.9 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

B3566

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Bottom center, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of Loys-Henry Delteil, Paris (1869-1927)(Lugt 1723); verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670)("Ernest Devaulx / 1888"); verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Loys-Henry Delteil (Lugt 666)("Loys Delteil / 1889"); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1888; Loys-Henry Delteil, Paris (1869-1927)(Lugt 1723 and 666), 1889; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock